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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 over·shot /ˈovɝˌʃɑt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·shoot v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshot p. pr. & vb. n. Overshooting.]
 1. To shoot over or beyond; to miss; as, to overshoot a mark; to overshoot the green in golf. “Not to overshoot his game.”
 2. To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.
 3. To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth.
 To overshoot one's self, to venture too far; to assert too much.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·shot a. From Overshoot, v. t.
 Overshot wheel, a vertical water wheel, the circumference of which is covered with cavities or buckets, and which is turned by water which shoots over the top of it, filling the buckets on the farther side and acting chiefly by its weight.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·shot, a. Zool. Having the upper teeth projecting beyond the lower; -- said of the jaws of some dogs.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
          [syn: wave-off, go-around]
      v 1: shoot beyond or over (a target) [ant: undershoot]
      2: aim too high; "The plan overshoots its aim"
      [also: overshot]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having an upper part projecting beyond the lower; "an
            overshot jaw"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See overshoot